ALL MEN MAKE MISTAKES, BUT A GOOD MAN YIELDS WHEN HE KNOWS HIS COURSE IS WRONG…THE ONLY CRIME IS PRIDE. — SOPHOCLES Continue reading Some Wisdom from Sophocles
AN ARROGANT PERSON CONSIDERS HIMSELF PERFECT. THIS IS THE CHIEF HARM OF ARROGANCE. IT INTERFERES WITH A PERSON’S MAIN TASK IN LIFE: BECOMING A BETTER PERSON. — LEO TOLSTOY Continue reading Leo Tolstoy Quotation
BOUNDARIES APPLY TO EVERYONE. NO ONE IS SPECIAL ENOUGH TO JUSTIFY DAMAGING OTHERS’ LIVES. Continue reading Leave Your Hubris at the Door
THE ONLY THING WORSE THAN HUMAN IGNORANCE IS HUMAN PRIDE IN THAT IGNORANCE. — GEORGE TAKEI Continue reading George Takei Quote
The Swedes have a word for the average New Jersey resident’s opinion of Chris Christie’s (no relation) tenure as Governor: Äcklad. There’s a simple corresponding English word for äcklad, but the umlaut is my new toy so I can’t resist using the Swedish word. If you don’t know the English word, google it or something. You can’t expect me to explain everything. Continue reading Learning to Type Umlauts. Just in Time, Too.
Often, the most confused person in the room is the one who claims to have answers. Continue reading Sixteen Words For Donald Trump
Someone I follow on Twitter shared this post by The Donald (see below), but initially I couldn’t view it because I’ve blocked the President-Elect. Why did I go to the trouble of making this post visible and getting angry? And why am I making the rest of you angry by sharing the screenshot? Because we can’t be persuaded by Trump’s occasional efforts to appear decent, that’s why. Donald Trump is a hateful narcissist. We must never allow public relations (or assurances from Oprah) to convince us otherwise, because his actions will always reflect the person he really is. Continue reading Predictable Hubris That Won’t Change